10 juillet 2017

Ancient concrete: Learning to do as the Romans did: How natural chemistry strengthened ancient concrete -- ScienceDaily

Ancient concrete: Learning to do as the Romans did: How natural chemistry strengthened ancient concrete -- ScienceDaily

A team of researchers working at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) used X-rays to study samples of Roman concrete -- from an ancient pier and breakwater sites -- at microscopic scales to learn more about the makeup of their mineral cements.